Accredited by ABET

ABET EAC 2015Our undergraduate computer engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Our mission is to provide an educational experience of the highest quality to produce the discipline’s most valued graduates, with the skills and knowledge to learn, lead, and serve in electrical and computer engineering related professions and in their communities.

Educational objectives

Our computer engineering alumni will

1. Find rewarding careers as engineering professionals. As computer engineers they will design and develop new products, technologies and processes that incorporate one or more of the following elements: analog and digital circuits, signals and systems, computer design, software development, and hardware/software integration.

2. Continue their professional education either formally, in graduate school, professional school, or through industrial training programs or informally, through activities such as continuing education, attendance in short courses, professional workshops and conferences.

3. Exercise and further develop their skills in professional communication through activities such as project briefings, conference presentations, technical reports and manuals, and journal publications.

4. Participate in activities for the betterment of society and carry on the traditions of the University of Dayton by maintaining high ethical standards in their professional activities and by serving their country and community through service, leadership and mentoring.

Student outcomes, our students will have

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) an ability to communicate effectively
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment & graduation by the numbers

Enrollment AY Fall 2014 Graduation 2014-15 Enrollment AY Fall 2015
Chemical 387 54 387
Civil 240 36 240
Computer 109 16 109
Electrical 201 28 232
Mechanical 852 141 914
Discover Engineering 111 113
Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology 67 20 60
Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology 26 14 12
Industrial Engineering Technology 54 7 59
Mechanical Engineering Technology 153 26 155
Discover Engineering Technology 33 42
Total 2233 342 2323


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kettering Laboratories 341 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0232